A division of RMD Industries Pty Ltd, Brio designs and manufactures for residential spaces in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and United States. Brio's suite of products includes door hardware systems and accessories for interior sliding and folding doors, Weatherfold TM exterior folding doors, straight-sliding and top-hung doors, straight-sliding and bottom-roller doors, and retractable insect screens.
Brio General Manager Styli Pelekanos says the acquisition was a strategic one for both entities.
"Brio has spent many years developing a wide range of unique products that have benefited and solved problems for our customers," said Pelekanos
Allegion (New Zealand) Limited has distributed Brio products in New Zealand and throughout the Pacific Islands since 2013. Brio has also been represented directly in New Zealand by Rob Wells. From 5 May 2015 all Brio products will be distributed by Allegion with Rob Wells joining Allegion to provide continuity of customer relationships and service.
No changes are proposed to Allegion New Zealand's existing distribution channels. Customers who have purchased products directly from Brio New Zealand will be transitioned to direct relationships with Allegion.